Eleventh Sunday after Pentecost

Occasion: 
Proper 13
Sunday, August 04, 2013
Year (cycle): 
C
The Collect: 

Let your continual mercy, O Lord, cleanse and defend your Church; and, because it cannot continue in safety without your help, protect and govern it always by your goodness; through Jesus Christ our Lord, who lives and reigns with you and the Holy Spirit, one God, for ever and ever. Amen.

Old Testament: 
Hosea 11:1-11 [Alternate: Ecclesiastes 1:2, 12-14; 2:18-23]
Psalm: 
Psalm 107:1-9, 43 [Alternate: Psalm 49:1-11]
Epistle: 
Colossians 3:1-11
Gospel: 
Luke 12:13-21